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The House of Mirth
Edith Wharton, Nina Bawden
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Portia Rosenberg, Susanna Clarke

The Leavers: A Novel

The Leavers: A Novel - Lisa Ko A fish out of water tale that goes beyond the typical young adult angst, The Leavers is a moving portrait of Deming and the three different worlds that shaped him. He's from China, he's from the Bronx, he's from upstate suburbia - and he wonders if he really belongs to any of them.

The descriptor "timely" is such a cliche in book reviews, but considering the current state of immigration in America it's one that certainly applies here.